On This Day

Musicians Who Died in 1869

  • Jan 17 Alexander Sergeyevich Dargomyzhsky, Russian composer, dies at 55
  • Jan 28 Prudent-Louis Aubery du Boulley, French composer, dies at 72

Person of interestHector Berlioz

Mar 8 Hector Berlioz, French composer (Symphony Fantastic), dies at 65

Composer Hector Berlioz
Composer
Hector Berlioz
  • Mar 23 Charles Lucas, English composer and Principle of the Royal Academy of Music, dies at 60
  • Apr 20 Carl Loewe, German composer, dies at 72
  • Apr 20 Piotr Studzinski, Polish conductor and composer, dies at 42
  • May 10 Wilhelm Bernhard Molique, German composer and violonist, dies at 66
  • Jun 15 Albert Grisar, composer, dies at 60
  • Oct 23 Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Tolbecque, Belgian-French composer, dies at 72
  • Dec 18 Louis Moreau Gottschalk, American pianist and composer, dies at 40